Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Portsmouth during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Business Analyst
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 28 20
Rank change year-on-year -6 -8 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 10 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 3.23% 4.97% 6.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.28% 5.23% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 15
Portsmouth median daily rate £475 £245 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +93.88% -42.35% +13.33%
10th Percentile £413 £220 £330
90th Percentile £650 £370 £445
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £405 £400
% change year-on-year -1.23% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Portsmouth median hourly rate - £60.00 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +27.66% -
Hampshire median hourly rate £22.00 £60.00 £25.44
% change year-on-year -63.33% +135.85% -25.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Portsmouth
Contract vacancies in Portsmouth with a recognized job title 305 325 228
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.39% 95.03% 95.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 176 118
Portsmouth median daily rate £388 £378 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.65% +0.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £199 £209 £263
90th Percentile £524 £519 £521
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 62 45
Portsmouth median hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +47.32% +40.00%
10th Percentile £14.04 £13.62 £13.10
90th Percentile £51.63 £49.46 £47.83
Hampshire median hourly rate £22.75 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -9.00% +25.00% +14.29%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

Job postings that featured Business Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Portsmouth

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Analyst in Portsmouth.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in Portsmouth

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Portsmouth over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analyst in Portsmouth

Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Portsmouth.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analyst in Portsmouth

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Portsmouth region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 6 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (30.00%) User Stories
4 3 (30.00%) Business Process Mapping
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) Marketing
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle
6 1 (10.00%) Service Management
6 1 (10.00%) ITSM
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (10.00%) ERP
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (10.00%) Ariba
6 1 (10.00%) BPR
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (10.00%) SAP
6 1 (10.00%) Scrum
6 1 (10.00%) Banking
6 1 (10.00%) Data Management
6 1 (10.00%) JIRA
6 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
6 1 (10.00%) Office 365

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Business Process Mapping
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (30.00%) User Stories
5 1 (10.00%) BPR
5 1 (10.00%) Data Management
5 1 (10.00%) ERP
5 1 (10.00%) ITSM
5 1 (10.00%) Master Data Management
5 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Requirements Management
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) Service Management
5 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) GDPR
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Ariba
2 1 (10.00%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) SAP